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Fashion / NYFW Lesson #2: Play with Proportions!

We’re taking lessons from the Fashion Week streets this week because, well… NYC trendsetters just do it better! NYFW Lesson #2: Playing with proportions! Now we all know that rocking a midi-length skirt or an oversized coat is no easy feat (and generally reserved for the sartorial elite)…but with a couple of style tips from our friends on the East, you too can prove that it’s cool to be square (or triangular, or rectangular, or oblique…)!


Lesson #2: Play with Proportions


Oversized Coats

Bigger is better (just ask Margiela)! An oversized coat adds instant volume to your silhouette. Pair with your fave skinnies (or some bold printed pants) and sky-high heels to keep the streets looking chic!



We haven’t seen a hemline this hot since…we don’t know when! For a look straight out of Parisian Vogue, throw on a pair of socks (or tights) and platform heels to give a midi-hemline an extra dose of je ne sais quoi!



The higher the heel, the better you feel. (Except when you’re walking in NYC.) Flatforms are a short gal’s best friend and add that extra bit of sass to any outfit. Go for the full funk effect in bold vibrant prints or polish off a Canadian Tuxedo…with those extra few inches, you can do just about anything.